Department of Trade and Industry (DTI – South Africa) News

BMW plant in Rosslyn, South Africa

South Africa in Talks With Five Automakers About New Plant

South Africa is in talks with five vehicle manufacturers about a proposed new assembly plant in the port city of East London, a potential boost for an industry that’s using government incentives to attract investment from companies including Ford Motor Co. and BMW AG.

IBM Research Africa

IBM launches research lab in Johannesburg. 2nd research lab in Africa after Nairobi

IBM today announced plans to expand IBM Research – Africa with a new laboratory in Johannesburg beginning April 2015.

Samsung Africa

Samsung to invest in South African plant to capitalize on Africa, the world's fastest-growing mobile phone market

Samsung Electronics Co. (005930), the world’s largest smartphone maker, will open a plant in South Africa, a Trade and Industry Department official said.